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Data Sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook: The CCI Opens an Investigation...

By Parumita Pal and Hrishav Kumar*   Introduction The switch from traditional brick-and-mortar business models to rapidly a evolving digital mode of doing business has impacted...
WhatsApp 2021 Privacy Policy India

WhatsApp’s 2021 Privacy Policy – Update from India

By G. R. Bhatia & Aaditya Ranbir Sahgal1 Competition regulators around the world have taken note of WhatsApp’s proposed 2021 Privacy Policy and Terms of...

Indian Regulator Says Telecom Tariff Wars May Hurt 5G Launch

Spectrum allocation will be key to the rollout of 5G in the country, where the cost of radio airwaves is expensive compared to other...
Indian Law

India’s CCI OKs Adani Green Energy Deal 

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday, January 11, stated it has approved acquisition of share capital in Adani Green Energy by a...

Watchdog Starts Probe Of Cement Companies In India

ACC and Ambuja Cements announced that fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) has initiated an investigation against them and other cement companies...
Pharma

Indian Regulator Looks To Unlock Competition In Pharma Sector

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has launched a study to identify and address anti-competitive practices in the pharmaceutical sector as the country grapples...

Arbitration Over Competition – The Strange Case of Amazon, Reliance, and...

By Subhomoy Bhattacharjee1   Strangely while the battle between Reliance Industries (“RIL”) and Amazon India (“Amazon”) for market share in the business-to-business segment of the Indian...
Indian Law

CCI Goes To Supreme Court Against High Court’s Amazon, Flipkart Ruling

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has appealed in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court’s interim stay on an investigation that the...
Standstill Sign

Open Market Purchases – India Plans to Dilute Standstill Obligation

By Anisha Chand & Anmol Awasthi (Khaitan & Co)1   Introduction Consider that a company (say, A) is proposing to acquire 49 percent equity shares of another...

The Progressive Weakening of India’s Competition Law

By Vinod Dhall (Platinum Partners)*   When the Indian Competition Act was enacted in January 2003, few people really understood what it was all about. In...

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